Saugus School District
- For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public preschools in Saugus School District, serving 772 students. Public preschools in Saugus School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Massachusetts public pre school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 47% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Massachusetts.
- Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public preschool average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Massachusetts public preschool average of 13:1.
|School District Name||Saugus School District|
|School District Website||http://www.saugus.k12.ma.us|
|School District Phone Number||(781) 231-5000|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MA)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||513 Schools|
|# of Students||772 Students||195,337 Students|
|# of Teachers||57 Teachers||14,597 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||13:1|
- Saugus School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 176 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MA)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#270 out of 403 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||4 Students||450 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||32 Students||11,985 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||126 Students||51,002 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||35 Students||22,147 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||549 Students||101,207 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||150 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||26 Students||8,389 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||100||29,163|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||92||31,729|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||115||28,874|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||116||26,381|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||99||23,740|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||123||21,827|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||127||18,090|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||-||7,618|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||-||3,654|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||-||3,708|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||182|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||132|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||127|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||111|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||1|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $19,118 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $18,832 is less than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MA)|
|Total Revenue||$50 MM||$28 MM|
|Spending||$49 MM||$26 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$19,118||$20,340|
|Revenue / Student||$18,832||$18,839|
Saugus School District Public Preschools (2021)
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